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Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

The snow came on quickly Thursday afternoon and a lot piled all evening long, but now the snow part of the storm system is gone and just the wind remains. Here’s a look at some of our area’s snowfall totals. The majority of the viewing area ended up with 5 to 10 inches of accumulation […]

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A Snowy February

February 24, 2013 0 Comments
A Snowy February

It has been a long time since we have talked about something being above average other than the temperature.  The February of 2013 is changing that though.  Through February so far we have had 15″ of snow fall at the Rochester International Airport.  That was jump started by day after day after day of Clippers […]

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Another Storm; More Ice For Us

February 9, 2013 0 Comments
Another Storm; More Ice For Us

As advertised another winter storm is coming this way, but like the last one, it will feature ice.  We will be on the “warm” side of the system that will feature a number of different precipitation types.  Precip should start out as freezing rain for most as the precipitation moves north through Iowa, eventually crossing […]

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10th Billion Dollar Disaster?

August 28, 2011 0 Comments
10th Billion Dollar Disaster?

It has a been a year to remember, or forget when it comes to natural disasters.  Hurricane Irene could make 2011 a little harder to forget.  To date there have been 10 natural disasters in the United States that have topped the 1 Billion dollar mark in damages.  That ties a record and that does […]

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Jan 31-Feb 1 snowfall totals

February 1, 2011 0 Comments

Welcome to February! A massive snowstorm will just barely miss our area, but the farther south and east you head into Iowa and Wisconsin (and continuing south and east of there), you will run into blizzard conditions. Infact, Des Moines, Ames, Waterloo, Madison, and Milwaukee (and others south and east of there) are in blizzard […]

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Weekend storm, 2:30pm Saturday update

December 11, 2010 3 Comments
Weekend storm, 2:30pm Saturday update

Updated snowfall totals as of 4:45 pm: WAUKON 8NW 2.3 0352 PM …CLAYTON COUNTY… GUTTENBERG 3 0418 PM EDGEWOOD 2.5 0242 PM …FAYETTE COUNTY… CLERMONT 2 0340 PM …MITCHELL COUNTY… OTRANTO 3.5 0237 PM RICEVILLE 3 0210 PM …WINNESHIEK COUNTY… DECORAH 3.5 0430 PM SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA …HOUSTON COUNTY… LA CRESCENT 3WNW 9 0254 PM …MOWER […]

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Update on this weekend’s storm

December 10, 2010 1 Comment
Update on this weekend’s storm

We’re continuing to watch a big storm that will be affecting our area this weekend. This system has been an honest nightmare to forecast – with inconsistencies in the model track being the biggest headache. With a waffling storm track, keep in mind that these totals below have a very good chance of changing. Overall, […]

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The Anniversary of the Great Blizzard of 2009

December 8, 2010 1 Comment
The Anniversary of the Great Blizzard of 2009

High pressure is making for a cold, but peaceful day for us in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa today as skies are going to be sunny and the winds will be as close to calm as they get this time of the year.  However, a year ago it was quite the opposite.  The heaviest snow […]

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A Whopper of a Storm System

October 25, 2010 0 Comments
A Whopper of a Storm System

By the way….just how powerful this storm is… PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL 1030 AM CDT MON OCT 25 2010 RANK EVENT DATE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1. Great Ohio Blizzard Jan 26, 1978 950 HPA / 28.05 inches 2. Upcoming October event Oct 26-27, 2010 959 HPA / 28.35 inches ** 3. […]

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I-90/I-35 Back Open

January 26, 2010 0 Comments

Both I-90 and I-35, previously shut-down due to blizzard conditions, are back open. You can read more at KTTC.com. We’ll still see some blowing and drifting snow today, but not as bad as Monday. Look for sub-zero wind chills for your Tuesday.

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